Originally Posted by Chemist
This CNN report quoted a Harvard study that shows the advantage of redshirted kids disappears after the 3rd grade. Moreover, redshirted kids are more likely to have behavior problem in classroom.
However, redshirted kids do have an edge in sports, particularly those requiring physical contact, such as hockey, football or basketball. For tennis, the age advantage is not as large. In our section, only one redshirted boy is ranked top 10 in both B16 and B18.
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